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WATCH: Teen accused of pretending to be police to impress girlfriend

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A teen is accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer to impress his girlfriend.

Here's video of the Florida teen performing a traffic stop.

The problem is, he's not really an officer.

The uniform belongs to his uncle, an actual sheriff's deputy.

Investigators say the teen stole the uniform, badge, gun and patrol car when his uncle was out of town.

"He was trying to impress his girlfriend. He dressed up in the uniform initially, and he drove over to the girlfriend's house to show her," says Paul Bloom with the Marion County Sheriff's Office in Florida. 

The actually got caught when he called for backup during the traffic stop.

He faces a number of charges.

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